DealSmash Cofounder Hamza Iftikhar participated AliBaba’s eFounders program in China from 24th Mar 2018 to 05 Apr 2018.
Following a rigorous selection process, the final candidates from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam embarked on an 11-dayintensive course providing first-hand exposure to e-commerce innovations from China and around the world and become eFounders Fellows.
Eventually these young entrepreneurs will become catalysts in their home country that willspur the digital transformation of their economies.
The participants of the eFounders Initiative learnt first-hand the transformative impact e-commerce and technology have on society in China and participated in lectures and discussions with local practitioners and executives to identify the lessons that can be applied to their own markets, including mentoring by Jack Ma himself. Topics covered will include e-commerce, payment, logistics, big data and tourism from Alibaba Group and other successful companies in the e-commerce value chain, with sessions touching on digital finance, smart logistics and rural e-commerce development, among others.